World Travel Market

Photo: Borough Market London – World Travel Market – wtmlondon.com takes place in early November. 2019 dates: November 4-6. Key Links wtmlondon.com Facebook YouTube http://www.wtmresponsibletourism.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/worldresponsibletourismday @WTM_London Questions Who benefits from attending the World Travel Market? What are the outcomes of the World Travel Market? Who exhibits and who attends the event? Who attends Responsible …

ITB

Poster March 6-10 ITB Berlin Convention. Hashtags #ITB2019 and #itbberlin. Decision-makers from the tourism industry and political community join recognized experts to address the core issues that will radically change the structure of the global travel sector. 2019 ITB 2019 Key Links itb-berlin.com Press Releases CSR Program (PDF) Virtual Marketplace Facebook YouTube @ITB_Berlin Questions Who benefits from attending …

Responsible Travel Week 2010

Poster From the archives Planeta.com hosted an online discussion the week of May 17-21 focusing on responsible tourism around the world. “We continued a conversation started last year across the social web, including Facebook, Flickr, Slideshare, Twitter and YouTube,” said Ron Mader, founder of Planeta.com and creative catalyst for Responsible Tourism Week. Mader said that …

Drawing a new map of the world

Poster During Responsible Travel Week (February 11-17) Join us as we draw a new map of the world, highlighting examples of responsible travel, ecotourism and the local travel movement in action! We are seeking specific examples: Biodiversity Indigenous Tourism Food, Health and Cultivating Communities Mountains Markets Parks Water Planeta.com Geography Planeta.com Site Map Responsible Travel …

Tourism Portals

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com is relaunching our global guide to tourism portals around the world. We ask how well institutions respond/interact/engage with locals and visitors on social web channels, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We would love to see more current information on government portals about local culture – including food, sport and markets, as …

Challenge: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Challenge Welcome to Responsible Travel Week 2019, February 11-17. This page will be updated before and during the week. Background Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 11-17. 2019 is the 11th year for Responsible Travel Week (RTWeek) and Planeta.com‘s 20th year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. Participation is free …

Wildlife Tourism

Buzzwords Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Elsewhere on the Web greengirlsinafrica.com wildlifetourism.org.au Headlines Dangers of ecotourism: Up close and infectious – Knowable Embedded Tweets Happy Valentine’s Day #HikerSafety Distance makes the heart grow fonder. pic.twitter.com/fejX2scwDx — American Hiking (@AmericanHiking) February 14, 2019 Contact GWP …

International Year of Ecotourism

Photo: Ron at the Summit The United Nations declared 2002 the “International Year of Ecotourism.” The declaration came as a result of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)-related meeting of the Ad-Hoc (Inter-Agency) Working Group on Tourism, convened at Heredia, Costa Rica in 1999 in which the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the …

Urban Ecotourism Declaration

Poster From the archives Participants in the first International Urban Ecotourism Conference (2004) respect Urban Ecotourism as an ongoing opportunity to conserve biological and social diversity, create new jobs and improve the quality of life. We issue the following declaration: Recognizing urban centers as cradles of civilization, socio-political progress, examples of co-existence between diverse cultures …

Asian Ecotourism Network

Elsewhere on the Web The Asian Ecotourism Network (AEN) – asianecotourism.org – provides hands-on connections and relevant opportunities for members working together at a regional scale providing more networking and business opportunities, significant information, educational materials and networking prospects to both small and large organizations within Asia. Key Links asianecotourism.org Facebook @AENecotourism 2019 Declaration of …